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Cures all blood humors, all J
eruptions, clears the complex
ion, creates an appetite, aids
digestion, relieves that tired
feeling, gives vigor and vim.
Get it toda,- in uual ltfjuid form or
chocolated tablets called Sarsatabs.
WHERE THEY DRAW THE LINE
Naturally Men Disapprove of Extrava
gance When Their Own Purse
Mrs. William B. Leeds, who took
Mrs. (Joorpe Keppel's house in Lon
don for the coronation season, came
from New York with 40 hufie trunks,
all the same size, all mounted with
shining brass, all claret-colored, and
all as lustrous as the body of a motor
.Mrs. Leeds, as her 40 trunks imply,
drebses very beautifully. She spends
a large amount on her wardrobe, and
discussing the fact that woman's
dress is so much more expensive and
so much less durable than wen's, she
"Wo women dress foolishly, and we
will continue to do so till men disap
prove; but" she smiled on the men
at the table "no man in the world
ever disapproved of dress extrava
gance in a woman utiles!' she hap
pened to he his wife." Detroit Free
Why He Quit.
"Haven't 1 the privilege of making
sugge.s'ions to the man fixing the
lawn?" she asked, with i:rs in her
"Why, certainly," he assured her.
"Well, just because I made a sug
gestion to him he threw all his tools
in .l.e wheelbarrow in an angry man
ner and went away witnoui saying a
"Why, what had you said to make
him act like thai?"
"1 j'i;t asked him to plan' a few
rice dandelions in the lawn."
Thackeray's Kindness of Heart.
Thackeray was the gentlest satir
ist that ever lived. As editor of the
('ornhill he could hardly bring him
self to reject a MS. for fear of hurting
his would-be contributors. The story
af his actually paying for contribu
tion that he never printed, in order
to conceal the fact that -he had reject
ed them, may be true or false. We do
not remember exactly how the evi
dence ioints. Hut even if it be a
story, such stories are not told of men
made of the stern stuff of the Thack
eray commonly misknown.
Some Aviation Records,
fzar Ferdinand of Ilulguria is the
first rowned head who has made an
aeroplane flight. The aviator who
took him up is the first man who ever
was knighted in midair. Prince Henry
of Prussia is the first professional
aviator of royal rank. Mr. Roosevelt
is the first prominent statesman to
have made an ascension in an aero
plane. Arthur J. P.alfour is the sec
ond. Lead in Salt Industry.
The six leading states in the salt
industry are Michigan, New York.
Ohio. Kansas. Louisiana and Cali
fornia, and in l'JOD these six states
produced salt valued at $7,714,557.
The salt -from these states is obtained
from rock' salt, sea water and natural
brine in other words, from all the
known sources of salt.
Mistress (hastily sticking a finger
into either ear) Kittie. for heaven's
t-ake! hat does that frightful noise
and profanity in the kitchen mean?
Kittie Oh. that's nothin. ma'am!
It's on'y cook rejectin' a propos'l av
marrij from the ashman! Harper's
Mrs. M. Who did you vote for?
Mrs. X I don't remember his name
He gave me his seat in the street cat
Any man can get into a fight, but
sometimes it takes a certain amount
of courage to keep cut of one.
When He Quit Coffee.
Life Insurance Companies will not
Insure a man suffering from heart
The reason is obvious.
This is a serious matter to the hu&
band or father who is solicitous foi
the future of his dear ones. Often
the heart trouble is caused by an tin
expected thing and can be corrected il
taken in time and properly treated. A
man in Colorado writes:
"1 was a great coffee drinker foi
many years, and was not aware of the
injurious effects of the habit till 1
became a practical invalid, suffering
lrom heart trouble, indigestion and
nervousness to an extent that made
me wretchedly miserable myself and
a nuisance to those who witnessed my
"I continued to drik coffee, how
ever, not suspecting that it was the
cause of my ill-health, till on applying
for life insurance I was rejected on ac
count of the trouble with my heart
Then I became alarmed. I found that
leaving off coffee helped me quickly, so
I quit it altogether aud having been
attracted by the advertisements of
Pcstum I bgan ito use.
"The change in my condition was re
markable. Ail my ailments vanished.
My diges'ion was completely restored,
my :ie"i oasness disappeared, and,
most impoitant of all, my heart stead
ied down r.r.d became normal, and on a
tcc-ond examination I was accepted by
the Life Insurance Co. Quitting coffee
and using Postum worked the change."
Name given by Pcstum Co.. Battle
"There's a reason," and it is ex
plained in the little book. "The Road
to AVellville," in pkgs.
Xvrr read lie above letter? A et
one appran from time to time. Tbey
are Renumc, true, a ad tall ox :
k V. ( 1
Ducks eat many bugs.
j Goslings muat have free range.
The quickest returns are from baby
Exercise is essential to the best
growth of the foal.
You have some things to learn after
J you get an incubator.
The best time to cut the lamb's tail
and castrate is at one week old.
Calves make more gain with a given
amount of food than docs older stock.
I Too much emphasis cannot be laid
upon the use o:' cover crops in our
Giving water at irregular times is
injurious not only to chicks, but to
j It is seldom that the very early
varieties of potatoes yield so well as
j those a little later.
Man's object In fruit growing is the
production and improvement of the
edible portion of the fruit.
Good tcatilation is essential; but it
should be so arranged that vthe cows
shall not be exposed to a draught.
everybody knows that In July
weather cows give a larger amount of
milk than in cold and wintry weather.
Build a good shed to shelter the
tools; it is doubtful if you can make
oo 1-2 per cent, profit in any other
There is a best temperature for
each individual lot of cream, but this
can be determined only by experi
ence. Are there any old apple trees in
, ,, , . . . . ..
jour orchard bearing undesirable
fruit? Easy to graft good varieties
upon them. j
Keep on good terms with the ewes I
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so that you can catch and handle
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them without causing undue disturb-
ance in the pens. i
There Is no phase of the dairy busi- j
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ncas iuul ucuus mure siuay or more
careful management than does the
breeding of the cow.
As the time draws near for calving,
the cow should be put into a comfort
able box stall, having plenty of bed
ding to keep her dry.
The open swill barrel standing by
the kitchen door is a direct invita
tion to typhoid, diphtheria and like
dseases to enter the home.
"When live stock prices drop it is al
ways the man who knows how to
make meat at the least cost per pound
who realizes the largest profit
When the fruit buds come very
thick most people take it as a sign
of a big yield, but when fruit grows
too thickly it must necessarily be very
If the udder becomes hard or shows
a tendency to garget, apply aasalted
lard anc give it a vigoroous rubbing;
after whitfc give the ewe a good dose
Skim milk, which is whole milk,
minus part of its fat. and which costs
only half as much as whole milk, lur
nishes protein about four times as
cheaply as beef.
When the cow is comfortable and
contented, she responds with a flow of
milk far in excess of that which she
gives when she has been uncomfort
able and irritated.
Cherry rot or brown rot affects all
stone fruits, including peach, apricots,
etc. It is by far the most serious and
baffling of cherry diseases to the com
ni6rcial cherry grower.
Barley meal, low grade flour t,a
white middlings added to the mash are
useful in preventing summer diar
rhoeas. Keep granulated charcoal be
fore the birds for the same purpose.
Xever feed hay. or sweep or in any
wv.y stir up dust just previous to milk
ing time, tor this will contribute to the
introduction of bacteria, which con
taminates and injures the quality of
Cull your flocks often and market or
eat such birds as it will not pay to
keep. Ry penning or crating the culls
they can be fattened nicely in three
weeks" rime, if well fed. Feed three
times a day all they will clean up cf
crackt-d corn and a mash of tvrc-third
corn meal and one-third equal parts
bran aud low rade Hour mixed with
skim milk or sour milk. T'se the milk
either always sweet or always sour.
No time liko the present to clean
out the spring or well. It pays to look
after the water supply. If the well
gos dry try driving a two-inch well
point through the bottom of it. There
ought to be plenty of water if you so
after it. If you have a tiled spring
that throws up fine sand and want to
settle U- try cleaning out the sand well
below the strainer and then fill in
around strainer with clean coarse grav
el (sand sifted out) and it will work
Keep the land busy.
Examine tlie ewe's udder.
Turkeys are quickly destroyed by In
sects. The first crop of alsike clover is the
one to save for seed.
Mules are especially annoying
frequently kUl young colts.
Alfalfa cannot stand pasturing the
first season, and never closely.
A dair cow should be allowed to
rest from six to eight weeks before
Where dairying :s not practiced the
calf will have also to pay for keeping
the cow a year.
Twenty tons of stable manure on a
half acre is about the right proportion
for the garden.
The best broom corn is grown in
Illinois and Indiana. It requires a
deep, rich mellow soil.
The way to get a sood milk flow and
hold it through the year Is to give
nuuu tuns tjUUU calf. I
It is estimated that more than a mil- j
lion fruit trees will he set out In Mon- J
tana the present season. ',
American farmers buy more than
one hundred million dollars' worth of
farm machinery ever" year.
The way be carries his head aud
tail more than anything else con- j
tributes to stjle in the horse.
A capon will sell en the market for
about double the price per pound that
is paid for uncaponized cockerels.
Examine the ewe's udder aud teats
carefully; see that both teats are
open or you may get a caked udder
It Is not enousL that the sire be
full-bred; there must be individual
merit as well as bir.e-blooded ancestry.
Where small runs are used, scrape
and sweep them before heavy rains.
Then turn the ground over and sow
Keep a lookout for colds: it means
roup. If you let it run. Fse a little
kerosene and vaseline and check the
Of course, the fruit must have more
or less shade, but nature will take care
of that after intelligent pruning has
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The milker should be clean in all
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rcts He shoud not use tobacco;
Je should wash and dry his hands just
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Tnc Shropshire sheep have, been
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placed rank one. the Hampshire rank
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two. the fcouthdown three. The Dor-
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set ranks fourth.
. , ,
Location and demand govern to
large extent the particular phase of
dairying practiced in the various
sections of the country.
Every orchardist must use his own
judgment as to how his spraying op
erations for the control of the codling
moth shall be carried on.
Where cows are kept in the stalls
much of the time, it is not unreason
able to cay that the barn should be
light enough for one to read in
j Don't neglect to grease the
wagons that do the regular work
about the farm. Hard oil is cheaper
: than horseflesh, and a lot more hu
Cantaloupes should not be grown
near squash, pumpkin or cucumber
vines, as the pollen will mix. giving
' the cantaloupes a flavor of the squash
' or cucumber.
Feed that Is left In the manger over
night after bii:g mussed over becomes
sour and should be removed and the
manger thoroughly cleaned before put
ting in freh feed.
Let the new-bcrn calf stay in the
stall or pasture with its mother for
several days, and she will let ir feed
! at time and in amounts best suited to
f its needs in life.
During the hot, dry summer, and in
fly time, it Is desirable to make dairy
cows more comfortable than can be
rinno whi! thtv sre rnnninir nhntir nrt
gathering their own food.
Just how deeply the corn and other
spring crops should be cultivated and
just how long the cultivation should be
continued is a matter upon which
farmers differ widely in opinion.
i A good raov.er oil is mad by mix-
ing. at about 120 degrees, the ordi
nary thin cil and the heavy dark grade.
If this does not run freely file oft a
, half-inch of the snout of the oil can.
: The aveniae cow weighs not far
from 1.000 pounds: such a cow pro
I duclng 7.5 of butter fat per day will
; get along very uell on ::o pounds corn
silase. eight pounds clover hay. two
pounds corn tribal. 1.5 wheat bran and
1.T distillers' srains. Such feeding will
j insure a profit over and above thf
I feedin? cost.
The use of concrete for stable, barn
I and house foundations Is to be com
j mended, net only on the ground of
cash econo-ny. but also because it
makes possible a stable that is sanS-
tary. a ban. that is rat proof, and a
' home that is trie lrom the danger of
the lodgment of disease in damn ce!
: lars and rottir-r foundations.
t An Indian Runner duck breeder
claims that a flock or Indian Runners
t will keep the potato patch free cf
! bugs and work no injury to vines or
I garden. This ought to be worth a trial.
! but don't turn ducks loose where there
is young corn growing, as they arc
very fond of It and will nip off tho
i young shoots as fast as they can
travel through the row.
MULES ARE MOST NEGLECTED
AND ABUSED OF FARM ANIMALS
In First Placet Should be of Good Slock, Not From Scrubby
Mare, but Dam of Blood Breeding Qualities by
Proper Treatment and Attention it Can
be Made in First Year Good
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Prize Winning Jack.
Mules, mil-!. abt: cj ar.d neglected
animals, are not gcnrrallv understood
by farmers, a mule in the Hrst place
must be of good eck. not an off
spring i ar.ic s. rubby mare, but a
mare .. th g'jod breeding qualities,
write Kd M.-!ui-,hIin in the Rur.ii
Xcw Yorker A mule o: the man:
moth sto"!: - -uproed to be the best
mule unc'r nil eruditions Mules nr'
cheap.- than r-dts. for the service fee
is not j.-- ner.'Ily as high. Mui.y peo
ple :cai: a mistake in working tht
mare :oo si:;m .after foaling Xevi r
work :. man" under ten days, then si.e
can du ":ght work, but the mule must
be left in the barn.
When -he mare is brought in from
work nev-r allow the mule to sue I. ss
long as the mare is warm After a
muie is two or three crks old turn
It out in a lot away ircm the mare,
especially at night, for a mule is very
hard on a mare, much more than colts.
When the mule is about two months
old he may be allowed to eat a few
oats, about a pint in the beginning.
Increase as he grows older, or the
same amount of brau along with a lit
tle hay. alfalfa is preferred. At the
age of nine months a mule should be
weaned, not gradually, but all at once.
Take It away from the mare and
never let it suck afterwards. He
DIRT THAT POISONS THE MILK
The difference between n clean cow
and a dirty one is strikingly shown in
the picture. The cow on the right
had been running on pasture ten days,
sleeping out at night, when the photo
graph was taken. Xaturally a great
deal of the filth she had accumula ed
In a vile stable had been rubbed off
and washed off by the rains, but
enough remains to show that her milk
would carry poison to hundreds of
gallons when added to that of other
cows in the dairy. At the Illinois
station it was found that the milk
According to Government Reports
Averase Price of Animal in
United States Is $1 1 1 .67
Increase of 3.
According to the government re
ports the average value of horses m
the United States is SI 11.67, which is
nearly $3 more than it was in 1510.
Since 1900. when the automobile be
gan to be regarded less as a toy and
more as a possible nccc-slty. the av
erage value o: the horse has in
creased from S44.C1 a gain of $77.07
a head. The gain has kept up every
year except cue, when there was a
loss of ten cents a head between ISO"
The period from 1S34 to 1S01 was
the low-water mark lor horses. In
1S97 the average value dropped to
$31.51. During the years 1SS5. IS'JS.
1S97 and 1S9S. the figures were under
$40 for the only time in the history
of this country.
should be put by hiinseK or tied up.
At this time you can give an ear of.
corn at a meal and a small amount of
hay. The mule should be turned out
in fair weather and cot left to stand
in the stable.
A mule should be made before he
is a year old. This can be done by
good breeding and the proper care.
It. is not necessary to give a great
quantity o! food to him during the
winter, but it must be of the kind to
keep him growing, such as alfalfa
hay. silage, some corn fodder, some
corn and chopped food occasionally.
Oats are very good, but very expen
sive food. In spring he may be turned
out on pasture during the day and
fed some hay at night and morning,
because grass at this time Is very
washy. As the grass gets older leave
on pasture, but lie sure to have plenty
of shade and water. A mule should
not be broken until he is three years
old. although many art broken before
they are near that age.
Supply Summer Pasture.
Wt always plan: a piece of corn as
early in thi :.pr:ng as the weather
will permit, to supplement the pas
ture, which is ?:: to dry up in late
from tho av race, unwashed, un
brushed cow contained many times
as much dirt as that from a perfectly
clean cow. This is not guess work
as a glazed dish equal in size to a paii
was held under :i cow's udder 4'.
minutes, the average time consumed
in milking, while motions similar tc
milking were made. The dirt caught
in the dish was then carefully
weighed. It was then found that milk
from soiled and muddy udders similar
to that shown by the cow on the right
contained from 20 to 24 times as much
dirt as from that from a clean cow.
Although Illinois is the first stat
with respect to the number or horses,
the most expp-nyive are found in Mas
sachusetts and Rhode Island, where
they average $348 each. Connecticut
and New Jersey are next. $142. The
average value of the horse in Illinois
is $123, which is $1 less than in 1910.
In Wisconsin the average value is
$122. which is $1 more than 1910. The
gain In Massachusetts has been $20
a head in one year; in Rhode Island
it has fceen $13 a head.
The southern states lead by a large
margin in mules. The mo?t expensive
are in South Carolina, where they are
worth $17." ca.ch. Georgia is second.
$1C3; and Florida Is third. $161.
Mules in Illinois are worth $130 and
in Wisconsin $122, the same as horses.
A mule is worth $15 more this year
than last in South Carolina, $G more
in Georgia and Florida. $1 less in
Illinois, and $7 more in Wisconsin.
A cpnnecticut farmer's daughter,
who wa3 obliged to remain at home
with her mother, engaged in raismj
Japanese spaniels for a livelihood.
She cleared $300 last year.
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If you want
if you want to forget
dust and the thirst for
As sparkling, wholesome and refreshing asaspring
bouse icicle, bo next
or thirsty, if you're
sells Coca-Cola, go
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PUTTING IT RATHER NEATLY
Piece of Humor That Lifted Diffident
Professor to the Highest
Summits of Joy.
It is to'd that after Professor Av- i
toun had made proposals of marriage '
to Miss Emily .lane Yx'ilson. daughter
of Christopher Xorth, he was. as a
matter of course, referred to hsr
father. As the professor was uncom
monly dillident. he said to her:
"Emily, my dear, you must speak to
him for r.te. I could not summon
courage to speak to the professor on
"Papa is- in the library." said the
"Then you had better go to him."
said the professor, "and I will wait
There being apparently no help for
it, the lady proceeded to the library.
"Papa's answer is pinned to the i
back of my dress," said Miss Wilson,
as she re-entered the room.
Turning around, the delighted suitor
read these words:
"With the author's compliments."
Willie Fly Heavens! I'm. caught in
"Ben." said his friend, waking up
from a reverie in which he had been
gazing abstractedly r the shiny ex
panse of Pen's skatin'-rink-for-flies. "is
there nothing you could do for your
l'en. by the way. is on., forty.
"Xo. lad!" be replied with de
cision. "Fifteen years ago I was
courting strong, and I tried lots o
things. Hut about that ti-ne f prince
of Wales Edward, you know came
to ope., t" new hospital, and I said to
myself as soon as I saw him liftin
his hat to t" crowd. "Ben. my lad. tha
can give it up as a ha- job. and save
thy brass. If there was owt 'at 'ud
cure a bald heead they'd ha" curd
"Is your ball over here?"
"Is it in a hole?"
"A deep hole?"
"With slightly overhanging bauks,
so you can't possibly get at it?"
"Then it's my ball, all risht."
Stop the Pain.
Th hurt tf :t burn or a ;: -sr-jps a'-.t
CoIeV CarbolisalV'- is applied. It .:-a!a
quict:lv ant jr'Vnls svnrs. in: aiii -" by
driiKKi.-'tr. lir fr-f sarnpl- -.vri to
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In the Future.
"How did you get your start in
"I got a flying start: I was bora In
Sirs. TVin-sJows Sootlimc S.rrop for rhJMrcn
teethiur. noftr n tin jrua. rwlm-r- in'nmtna
lien, allays pain.i-uros wiutl voliv. ii' j bottle.
In being the architect of y.ur own
fortune don't indulge in too nui'h :ret-!
Lewi" "Millie Binder strain-. ." i -.
You pay 1V for i'kji-. not ao !. '
The robe of righteousness wiil :-:' L
er shrink nor stretch.
Its Beneficial. Effects
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time you re hot or tired
anywhere near a place that
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